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4205403241?profile=RESIZE_710xThe City of Durham, North Carolina has shut down its network after suffering a cyberattack by the Ryuk Ransomware on 07 March 2020.  Local media reports that the city fell victim to a phishing attack that ultimately led to the deployment of the Ryuk Ransomware on their systems.  Ryuk was developed by a Russian hacker group and finds its way into a network once someone opens a malicious email attachment. Once deployed, Ryuk can spread across network servers through file shares to individual compu

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Our UK partners have share an important report on Ryuk Malware.

Ryuk was first seen in August 2018 and has been responsible for multiple attacks globally. Ryuk is a targeted ransomware where demands are set according to the victim’s perceived ability to pay.

The Ryuk ransomware is often not observed until a period of time after the initial infection – ranging from days to months – which allows the actor time to carry out re